Disney World Marathon Week

Paris, September 2007, women marathon of 6,5 km around Tour Eiffel

Plan ahead now if you have Disney’s World Marathon Weekend in mind for January. The Walt Disney World Resort in Florida will be the stage for a 4 day running festival planned to take place between 7th and 10th January 2010. Taking alongside the running events is a health…

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Cyprus Thunderball

TALLINN, ESTONIA - JUNE 16, 2008: An orange Lotus Exige S front view

Hold onto your hats during early November in Cyprus for a car verses boat challenge.

The Cyprus Thunderball is a special event will apparently see 200 super cars, worth in total over 4 million Euros, drive across the island from Ayia Napa to…

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Ayia Napa Medieval Festival

Renaissance dancers

This local festival first started back in 2006, despite its name which would indicate it dates back much further than that. The content however does look back many years to the ancient traditions of an island that has plenty of history to recall.

The venue for this week long festival was the courtyard of the Medieval Monastery in Ayia Napa, where evenings of traditional music and dance…

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Transatlantic Yachts in Gran Canaria

sailing yacht under sails

Once again Gran Canaria briefly becomes home to over 200 yachts as the fleet for the annual ARC trans-atlantic yacht race assembles in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria ahead of the event.

This race for amateur crews attracts an unusually large number of entrants and is able to claim the honour of being the largest transocean sailing event in the world. The fleet leaves…

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Oktoberfest in Florida

mugs of dark strong beer on bavarian beer festival

You don’t have to go to Germany to enjoy the traditional German Oktoberfest celebrations. The state of Florida is just one of many in the United States that is hosting its own versions of the traditional beer festival.

The world’s biggest Oktoberfest event is in Munich, Germany, where the festival has been…

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